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Feb 5, 2015
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A poverty reduction plan for Canada

Francella Fiallos
Citizens for Public Justice and Canada Without Poverty released a national plan on the eradication of poverty in Canada this past week, calling for more action by the federal government.
Podcast
Jan 24, 2015

Book: First World Hunger Revisited

Redeye
When food banks first appeared in Canada almost 30 years ago, there was a vigorous public debate about them. Now they are a familiar institution and food poverty has gotten worse.
Blog
Nov 24, 2014

Safe Spaces for ALL in Toronto

Krystalline Kraus
November 25th marks one year since we launched the demand for 24 hour women and trans drop-in spaces following the brutal sexual assault of a homeless woman twice in one night at Dundas and Sherbourne
Blog
Nov 20, 2014
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Nova Scotia Tax Review: Eroding tax fairness

Christine Saulnier
On balance, the tax package proposed in this report will result in a regressive and unfair tax regime in Nova Scotia that will harm the economy and make current problems worse.
Blog
Oct 30, 2014

Winter and our ability to forget ‏

Krystalline Kraus
I remember the fire of such campaigns as Idle No More, the round dances under the snowflakes and pale light of the setting sun. I remember when we cared about Innu youth and the homeless.

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